A New Chapter Unfolds at GLT

As GLT enters a new era under new leadership, its commitment to delivering excellence remains unwavering.

Since taking the role as CEO, Shay Chalmers, has already brought a wealth of experience and expertise to the company. Owned by TIP Group, GLT is a proudly an Australian company, rooted in tradition and committed to fostering innovation. Shay is working closely with business owners at TIP Group, taking the company into a new and exciting phase.

As industry leaders in trailer manufacturing, our expertise spans a diverse range of trailer types, including end tippers, side tippers, PBS combinations, moving floor trailers, race car transporters and more. Each GLT trailer is meticulously designed and built in Brisbane, Australia. The team’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship ensures that every trailer meets the highest standards, providing reliability and durability to our valued customers.

We are proud torchbearers of a legacy built on four generations of knowledge, each contributing to the craftsmanship and expertise that defines GLT trailers. This accumulated wisdom is woven into the very fabric of our trailers, ensuring a level of quality and innovation that stands the test of time.

Shay Chalmers is an engineering management professional with an extensive global background in the manufacturing environment. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management with Distinction, her credentials are complemented by her role on various Boards and Committees across the Private, Not-For-Profit, and Government sectors in Australia.

Change Brings Opportunity

At GLT, we believe that change is a constant, and with new leadership, we embrace this as an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to our valued customers, suppliers, and the wider manufacturing community. Shay’s proven track record in the manufacturing industry, coupled with her experience across various leadership roles, solidifies GLT’s commitment to expertise and community engagement.

What Does Change Look Like for Us?


Under Shay’s leadership, GLT is strategically expanding its market presence for the future. Investments in new equipment, our skilled workforce, and enhancements to our production processes continue to be key priorities.


Recognising the evolving manufacturing landscape, Shay and the team are steering GLT towards further innovation. Her extensive experience and global perspective will contribute to our collaborative efforts with customers, resulting in new and innovative products that align with the future needs of our industry.

Commitment to Quality and Sustainability

Sustainable manufacturing is not simply a vision for us; it is a reality. GLT’s new leadership underscores our commitment to sustainability, considering the environment, our people, and our partners. Quality and craftsmanship in the products we manufacture remain at the forefront of our mission.

Focus on Safety

Safety is paramount at GLT. Our trailers are built with purpose, incorporating innovative solutions to address real-world challenges. From ensuring accessibility with grab handles and access doors to addressing unique needs like remote control operations in mine sites, our R&D team collaborates with customers to help ensure the highest level of safety. These initiatives reflect our commitment to providing a secure work environment for our team members.

Dedication Beyond Manufacture

Our dedication to our customers extends far beyond the manufacturing process. We understand that the relationship we build is not just about delivering trailers; it’s a commitment for the entire lifespan and beyond. We don’t just manufacture trailers; we service, maintain, and stand by our products throughout their whole operational life.

Our comprehensive approach to customer satisfaction means that we are not just selling a product; we are fostering long-term partnerships. Whether it’s routine maintenance, specialised modifications, or addressing any concerns, GLT ensures that your trailer continues to deliver optimal performance throughout its entire lifecycle.